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Buhari Promises To Overhaul Education Sector, Remodel 10,000 Schools Every Year

  President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to overhaul the education sector if he is re-elected as president in 2019. As part of efforts to do so, he says his administration will remodel 10,000 schools every year. The president said this

Atiku Releases Policy Document, Promises To Create Three Million Jobs Each Year

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has promised to create three million jobs every year if he is elected as president in the 2019 election. This is one of the key points in the

Road Crashes Claim 197 Persons In Niger Last Year – FRSC

The Niger State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 197 persons were killed in road crashes in the state in 2017. The Sector Commander, Mr Joel Dangwa, said this on Tuesday during the commemoration of the 2018

Delta proposes N367bn budget estimate for 2019 fiscal year

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State Jethro Ibileke/Asaba The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi OKowa on Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367,095,083.451, for the 2019 fiscal year, to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval. Tagged “Budget

2018/2019 legal year: Edo Chief Judge, judiciary workers walk for charity

Justice (Mrs) Ikponmwen (in hat) leading the judiciary workers on charity walk Jethro Ibileke/Benin The Edo State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, on Thursday led members of staff of the state ​judiciary on a charity walk. The road walk took

FIRS recovers N3.63bn from Illicit Financial Flows in one year

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS chairman The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) said it recovered about N3.63 billion by curbing Illicit Financial Flows between January 2017 and August 2018 in the country. The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Mr Tunde Fowler, said

Luka Modric is World Footballer of the Year

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 24: Luka Modric of Real Madrid arrives on the Green Carpet ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards at Royal Festival Hall on September 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images) Real Madrid

Mayweather to fight Pacquiao this year

Floyd Mayweather (L) punches Manny Pacquiao in the face in what was dubbed the ‘Fight Of The Century’PHOTO: AP Floyd Mayweather has said he will come out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch later this year. The

No Federal Public Holiday On June 12 This Year, Says Presidency

File photo: President Muhammadu Buhari   The Federal Government has announced that June 12 this year will not be marked as a public holiday following its declaration as the new Democracy Day. In a tweet on Friday, the Federal Government said

Lagos Has Spent About N12bn On Power In One Year – Ambode

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that his administration has spent about N12bn on power in one year. The Governor made this known while speaking at the Lagos Means Business event which was held at Victoria Island,

UEFA names Team of the Year 2017

UEFA on Thursday announced its 2017 Team of the Year. A new voting record was set. A grand total of 8,779,639 million votes were cast by supporters around the world, an increase of over 1.6 million on the previous year’s

2017 CAF awards: Egypt wins national team of the year [See Full List]

Egypt national team on was on Thursday named Confederation of African Football, CAF, team of the year. Egypt winger, Mohammed Salah was biggest winner as he emerged CAF Footballer of the Year ahead of his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and

Salah wins CAF African Footballer of the Year ahead of Mane, Aubameyang

Egypt winger, Mohammed Salah, has been named CAF Footballer of the Year. Salah was announced as winner of the prize, ahead of his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at an exclusive ceremony in Accra, Ghana on

Saraki Condemns New Year Attacks, Seeks Strengthened Effort Against Violence

File photo: Bukola Saraki   Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned the recent killings in Benue, Rivers and Kaduna States that left countless Nigerians dead. In a statement issued on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph